STERLING – David J. Squires, 62, of Sterling, died Monday, July 9, 2018, at his home, surrounded by his family.
Dave was born June 9, 1956, in Sterling, the son of James and Thelma (Maxwell) Squires. Dave married his high school sweetheart and best friend, Peggy Harmon, on Oct. 4, 1975, in Rock Falls. For the last 41 years, they built their life and beautiful home together. Dave was an avid gardener and loved to landscape. Attending auctions and woodworking were his passions. Dave enjoyed riding his Harley, crappie fishing, and loved spending time with his family. Dave will be deeply missed by many, including his K-9 buddy, Jax.
Survivors include his wife, Peggy of Sterling; daughter, Jessica (Cameron Neal) Squires of Whittington; one son, Jestin “Pokey” (Melinda) Squires of Ewing; and six grandchildren, Jordan, Jeraka, Jayla, Jevan, Broxton and Haizely.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Jack Squires.
Visitation will be from 4 to 6:30 p.m., and the funeral at 7 p.m. Thursday at Schilling Funeral Home and Cremation in Sterling, with Dalmus Meeks officiating. Cremation rites will be accorded.
A memorial has been established.
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